Citizen Bulletin

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The Maroon hosts the Citizen Bulletin in partnership with the University of Chicago Democracy Initiative. Each week, the staff of the Citizen Bulletin gathers news related to the politicians who represent University of Chicago students and their neighbors in local, state, and federal government. You can subscribe to their newsletter here: http://bit.ly/2zHX1nr.

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Citizen Bulletin: Governor Rauner Proposes Reinstating Death Penalty

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May 22, 2018

Death Penalty

Last week, Governor Rauner used his amendatory veto powers to add a provision legalizing the death penalty to gun control legislation passed by the state legislature, sending the whole package back to the legislature for approval.

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May 22, 2018

Citizen Bulletin: Governor Rauner Nets Federal Mental Health Funds for IL

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May 14, 2018

Citizen Bulletin: IL Senate Votes to Allow Police Drones at Large Events

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May 8, 2018

Police Drones

A European police drone hovers near a crowd. Last week, the Illinois State Senate passed a bill, proposed in the wake of a shooting at a concert in Las Vegas, that would allow police to use aerial drones to monitor large crowds.

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May 8, 2018

Police Drones

A European police drone hovers near a crowd. Last week, the Illinois State Senate passed a bill, proposed in the wake of a shooting at a concert in Las Vegas, that would allow police to use aerial drones to monitor large crowds.

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May 8, 2018

Police Drones

A European police drone hovers near a crowd. Last week, the Illinois State Senate passed a bill, proposed in the wake of a shooting at a concert in Las Vegas, that would allow police to use aerial drones to monitor large crowds.

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May 8, 2018

Undocumented Residents Eligible for New Chicago City ID

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May 1, 2018

Immigrants Welcome

A banner welcoming immigrants and refugees seen in Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood. Undocumented people would be eligible for Mayor Rahm Emanuel's new CityKey ID Card, which is intended to make city services more easily accessible.

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May 1, 2018

City Council Requires Tobacco Retailers to Display Health Warnings

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April 23, 2018